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Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)

University of Sussex

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**About the course**Develop the advanced skills and knowledge in economics and finance essential for a career in financial services. You'll study economics and finance at both macroeconomics and microeconomics levels, while developing your understanding of economic principles through more advanced topics such as trade and risk. You'll choose from a wide range of specialist options, gaining a high level of expertise in areas such as labour economics, energy and commodity finance, public economics and trading strategies. You can also boost your employability with an option to study abroad or apply for a professional placement year. In Economics, you are introduced to the principles and their application to a range of practical and topical issues. You also study mathematics, statistics and econometrics, gaining important quantitative skills. You progress to advanced issues such as trade, global imbalances and financial crises.In Finance, you cover concepts such as discounting and bond pricing. There is an emphasis on financial markets and institutions. This includes a study of corporate finance and risk management. **Professional partnership**The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) provides official recognition of the finance modules as strong preparation for CISI qualifications. You may also opt into CISI membership for career events, presentations and employability training.**About Sussex**Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.**Location**We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast.We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : BBB - ABB

You must have GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 6 (or grade B). We will also consider applicants with grade 5 in Maths if you are taking A-level Accounting, Business, Chemistry, Economics, Maths, Physics, Psychology or an LIBF Diploma in Financial Studies. AAT accounting qualifications can be used as an alternative to the grade 6 GCSE Maths requirement.You should also have a broad range of GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 105 4

    41st out of 80 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    139 63%

    30th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    19th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    64th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    133 60%

    34th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    33rd

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    73rd

    23

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